One of our favourite manufacturers and retailers has come up trumps again, this time with the Travis three-seater sofa, which is produced by Swoon Editions.
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Dawn O'Porter's recent TV show, This Old Thing, attempted to convince the UK population of the joys of vintage (as if we needed any persuasion!). She's followed up by opening BOB, an online shop selling original vintage along some especially designed repro pieces. The collection including this charming 1950s-style Jane Quotes skirt.
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If you have a really good memory, you perhaps recall us featuring the classic 1960s perpetual wall calendar by Enzo Mari, which dates back to 1963. By contrast, this Countdown To Christmas Calendar is a new design - but the inspiration comes from that Mari original.
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It has the look of a Robert and Dorothy Heritage piece, but this 1950s cityscape sideboard is more in the style of them, rather than being attributed to them.
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If you need something to kick back into after a tough day, but ideally something that will fit into your midcentury-inspired setting, then the Profile chair range at Made might be for you.
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It seems to be an ongoing series, with the retailer already offering a 1920s Frederick Charles Herrick print as well as some 1920s Aldo Cosomati-designed London Underground posters. Now that ran has been added to again with this 1920s Trooping The Colour London Underground framed print at BHS.
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Not sure why it is 'Exotic', perhaps that is down to the construction of these 1970s Puma GV Special trainers.
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It's a contemporary design but this NODE rug by Lesley Barnes for the Design Museum shop has a great folk art feel.
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Whether you are feel nostalgic for your old toys or you want to buy something similar for your own (or someone else's) kids, the Fisher Price Classics sale at Zulily is well worth checking out.
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If you want something just a little different (but definitely eye-catching) for your wall, check out this Pragotron industrial wooden wall clock.
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